Hard Cover. London: Chatto & Windus, 1931. First Edition. Very Good / Dust Jacket Included.
First trade edition. Publisher's pale blue cloth, stamped in gilt to spine; in the original blue-gray dust jacket printed in black. A very good or better copy with toning to spine and a bit of discoloration to boards, lower front corner bumped, very light spotting to text block edges; in a very good or better dust jacket with toning to extremities and shallow chipping to spine ends, small tear to top edge at rear panel and flap. Overall, a very nice copy that presents well. "Music at Night" is a collection of Huxley's essays on a wide range of topics. Essays include: "Tragedy and the whole truth," "Meditation on the Moon," "Squeak and Gibber," "Ethics in Andalusia," "Foreheads in Villainous Low," and "Sermons in Cats," among others. Concise and explanatory, the essays provide a descriptive picture of societal norms and perspectives in the time leading up to the Second World War.